Fore"land` (?), n.


A promontory or cape; a headland; as, the North and South Foreland in Kent, England.

2. Fort.

A piece of ground between the wall of a place and the moat.


3. Hydraul. Engin.

That portion of the natural shore on the outside of the embankment which receives the stock of waves and deadens their force.



© Webster 1913.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.